Two Men Wanted in Connection to Shooting Death of Baby

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(Memphis) Two men are now wanted in connection with the shooting death of a Memphis toddler.

A 2-year-old pulled the trigger, but prosecutors say Cortrious Moy and Darius Williams share some responsibility as well for the tragedy.

"I think it was real tragic a child had to die over something foolish," Ed Joyner said.

Joyner lives next to the apartment where 18-month-old Cal'vuna Reese was shot.

Police say she was gunned down by her two-year-old brother on April 29th.

"Somebody needed to be held responsible. You shouldn't leave a weapon out of that nature for a kid to get," neighbor Wanda Hatchett said.

Police are holding Darius Williams, 20, and Cortrious Moy, 19, responsible.

Williams is wanted for tampering with evidence and lying to police.

Moy who lives at the home is wanted for reckless endangerment.

According to the affidavit Moy told police he would hide the gun underneath the couch.

He said on the day of the shooting, he left the gun underneath a couch in the living room.

The gun was loaded with one live round in the chamber and 4 to 5 live rounds in the magazine.

The affidavit says "On previous occasions, the two-year-old has observed where Moy would hide the gun and when he thought no one was paying attention, he would try to get the gun and play with it."

Police say Moy wasn't home at the time of the shooting, but they say Williams was there.

In fact, according to the affidavit, Williams told police he drove the little girl to the hospital.

Police say he then asked a friend to hide the gun.

WREG has learned both men have criminal records, having been charged with several misdemeanor crimes in the past.

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